Bringing together careers in ecotourism, outdoor education and environmental science, the team at Navigate Expeditions are formulating a new way to experience the outdoors and our natural environments through immersive nature based experiences that give back.
Impacts of humans are evident in every corner of the word, from the highest peaks of the Himalayas, to the depths of the ocean, the poles and in most remote terrestrial environments.
Navigate Expeditions offers an immersive, regenerative travel experience for the environmentally conscious traveller. When leaving one of our tours you will look back and see a positive impact that you and your co-travellers have had. You will leave with a feeling of achievement and satisfaction that you’ve travelled and left the environment in a better place than when you arrived.
Navigate Expeditions give you the opportunity to;
But it’s not all work! Each day, you will be taken on professionally guided nature-based experiences. Visit remote and exotic locations around the world, with programs on every continent. Our goal is to achieve the perfect balance of regenerative & conservation-minded projects to get your hands dirty, and fully immersive, nature-based experiences that will get you ‘off the beaten track’.
All our guides are passionate about giving our guests the very best nature-based travel experience on the South Coast of NSW. Our guides are professionals who have been working in the outdoor guiding industry for over a decade. They each have their current first-aid certificate, double vaccination, driver’s license and working with children check.
Jess leads the team at Navigate Expeditions; she is responsible for overseeing all operations. She has worked as a photography guide, managed one of Australia’s most luxury all inclusive lodges, Swell Lodge on Christmas Island and sailed the North West Passage on a 29ft junk-rig.
Pat has been an outdoor adventure guide for over 20 years and for much of this time operated the commercial adventure company Z Access Adventures, specialising in vertical adventure sports including Caving, Rock-climbing and Canyoning. He also ran Bushwalking and adventure camp activities programmes and worked as a Wilderness First Responder Instructor for several years teaching wilderness first aid to adventure guides that worked all over the world.
Grant joins us after a long career as a Ranger with the ACT Parks and Conservation Service. He regards his most notable achievement as his involvement in the team setting up the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary.
Adventure guide extraordinaire, from major expeditions in Antarctic unsupported for 30 days, crossing the famous Bass Strait, Exposed West Coast of Tasmania and several NSW coastal expeditions or short paddles either on wild oceans or gentle cruises along the coast Gages has been paddling kayaks since he was a young child growing up in the wilds of Tasmania.